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Efficient, direct α-methylenation of carbonyls mediated by diisopropylammonium trifluoroacetate

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A very efficient method for the direct α-methylenation of carbonyl compounds, with yields up to 99%, utilizing paraformaldehyde, diisopropylammonium trifluoroacetate, and catalytic acid or base, is presented.

Graphical abstract: Efficient, direct α-methylenation of carbonyls mediated by diisopropylammonium trifluoroacetate

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The article was received on 23 Nov 2009, accepted on 07 Jan 2010 and first published on 25 Jan 2010


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B924577D
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2010,46, 1715-1717

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    Efficient, direct α-methylenation of carbonyls mediated by diisopropylammonium trifluoroacetate

    A. Bugarin, K. D. Jones and B. T. Connell, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 1715
    DOI: 10.1039/B924577D

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